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## Homework Statement

I am stuck on this problem for my mechanics class. Please help me.

Determine the force in each cable and the force F needed to hold the 4-kg lamp in the position shown. Hint: First analyze the equilibrium at B; then, using the result for the force in BC, analyze the equilibrium at C.

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## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

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Please guide me to the correct course of action.

Thank you for your help